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Author Jason Schwartz was born in New York and lives in Florida. The author of A German Picturesque (Knopf, 1998), his work has appeared in American Letters & Commentary, Antioch Review, Conjunctions, New York Tyrant, The Quarterly, StoryQuarterly, Unsaid, and other publications.
JOHN THE POSTHUMOUS
John the Posthumous exists in between fiction and poetry, elegy and history: a kind of novella in objects, it is an anatomy of marriage and adultery, an interlocking set of fictional histories, and the staccato telling of a murder, perhaps two murders. Its themes are familiar — violence, betrayal, failure — its depiction of these utterly original and hauntingly beautiful. More